Dr . W. Kent Fuchs has just been selected as the 12th President of the University of Florida. Dr Fuchs (pronounced “Fox”) is currently the Provost at the University of Cornell and was previously Dean of Cornell’s College of Engineering, Engineering Director at Purdue and a professor at the University of Illinois an engineering background as an electrical engineer. As a current engineering student, it is exciting to have a new leader for our university, especially one with an engineering mindset and background.
The press conference from today can be found here.